World Trade Center Tower 4 begins to rise, Downtown Alliance looks to improve access to Financial District from Battery Park City … and more

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Dec.December 11, 2009 08:18 AM

1. World Trade Center Tower 4 begins to rise [Downtown Express]
2. NYC’s commercial buildings now required to allow tenants to bring bicycles into their offices [Gothamist]
3. With little credit available, U.S. debt grew at slowest pace on record during third quarter [24/7 Wall St.]
4. Bank of America sells historic West 54th Street townhouse for $29.4M [WSJ, 3rd item]
5. Dissatisfied with their options, Downtown parents propose their own school zoning boundaries [Downtown Express]
6. Bronx tenants protest for repairs in their University Avenue apartment building [Mount Hope Monitor]
7. Downtown Alliance looks to improve access to Financial District from Battery Park City [Downtown Express]
8. Parks Department abandons plans to expand Washington Square Park basements due to nearby burial grounds [Villager]
9. Two more Queens schools may close at city’s recommendation [NYDN]

10. New York’s home foreclosures rose 70 percent in November [Business Review]
11. Department of Education holds public meeting for new Bronx elementary school [Mount Hope Monitor]
12. Rebuilding will begin soon at Bronx church targeted by arsonist [NYDN]
13. BronxWorks non-profit gets new Tremont Avenue headquarters along with its new name [Mount Hope Monitor]

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